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4 Return names and what they mean, for return for baby boys, listing 1-4.


Nehemiah .. Biblical: the prophet assigned to lead the Jews on their return to Jerusalem from exile in Babylon ..
[Nechemia, Nechemiah, Nechemya]

Nestor .. Both meanings are related to the aged but vigorous king of Pilos, a character in Homer's "Iliad", who longed for the Trojan War to be finished so he could return to his home in Greece ..
[Nester, Nesterio, Nestore, Nestorio]

Orestes .. Upon the king's return from the Trojan War, he was murdered by his wife, Clytemnestra, and her lover, Aegisthus ..
[Aoresty, Aresty, Oreste]

Orpheus .. The gods were so moved by his music that they agreed to her return on the condition that Orpheus not look back at her as he led her upward to the sky ..
[Orfeo, Orphie]


Top 1000 baby names ranking of Return names: Nehemiah, Nestor

Nestor is a commonly used name, while Nehemiah, Orestes and Orpheus are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)

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